Grant money could help passenger trains return to Gulf Coast

March 31, 2018 in Business

GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) – Grant money recently approved by Congress could help passenger trains see a comeback along the U.S. Gulf Coast. The Sun Herald reports the $1.3 trillion spending […]

Hundreds rally at Capitol for Head Start

March 29, 2018 in News

By Othor Cain Editor To ensure everyone understands the significant impact Head Start has had and is still having on the state of Mississippi, advocates, lawmakers, parents, community leaders, students […]

Lawsuit: Mississippi ‘harsh’ in denying ex-con voting rights

March 27, 2018 in News

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS Associated Press   JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi has enacted unfair barriers that stop former convicts from regaining their right to vote, a new federal lawsuit […]

Airline making more planes available at Mississippi airport

March 25, 2018 in Business

GREENVILLE, Miss. (AP) – A small airline is planning to increase its fleet of planes that serves a city in Mississippi. Boutique Air operates one plane in Greenville, with flights […]

Inmate testifies he was raped twice behind bars

March 22, 2018 in News, The Buzz

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – An inmate in Mississippi’s prison system testifying in a federal lawsuit over prison conditions says he was sexually assaulted twice behind bars in less than a […]

Mississippi imposing nation’s toughest 15-week abortion ban

March 19, 2018 in News

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant is poised to sign the nation’s strictest abortion restrictions into law, and the state’s only abortion […]

Severe storms expected Sunday, Monday

March 18, 2018 in News

PEARL, Miss. (AP) – Mississippi authorities are urging residents to prepare for potential severe storms Sunday through Monday. The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency said Saturday that the National Weather Service […]

Students, families devote spring break to learning and worship during Church of God in Christ 2018 “The Heart of Leadership” Conference and Workers Meeting

March 15, 2018 in Religion

The Mississippi Link Newswire Students and families from across Central Mississippi spent one day of spring break learning how to be effective leaders and advance their local communities. The Mississippi […]